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    1. February 7, 2016

      Scholarships up the ante in fight for top MBA students

      Matida Ndlovu has been lucky twice over in her education. First, as a teenager, she emigrated from Zimbabwe, which at...

    2. January 31, 2016

      MBA graduates’ love affair with consultancy endures

      Google, Facebook and Amazon might grab more of the headlines, but consulting firms are still snapping up the most...

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    1. January 24, 2016

      Global MBA ranking 2016 — analysis and school profiles

      This is the first time a “one-year” MBA has led the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking. Insead joins an elite club of...

    2. January 24, 2016

      Insead’s 1-year MBA tops FT rankings

      Insead, the business school with campuses in France, Singapore and Abu Dhabi, has topped the Financial Times’ Global...

    3. January 22, 2016

      Where did FT500 chief executives go to business school?

      MBA students are rarely accused of lacking ambition and there is no shortage of role models who have made it to the...

    4. January 3, 2016

      Women in Business — Anne Richards

      Anne Richards is the chief investment officer of Aberdeen Asset Management. She grew up in Edinburgh and initially...

    5. December 6, 2015

      Methodology: European business school ranking 2015

      This is the 12th annual Financial Times ranking of European business schools. It is based on the combined performance...

    6. December 6, 2015

      Ranking analysis 2015: Britain raises its game

      British business schools shine in the 2015 Financial Times ranking of European institutions. Not only has London...

    7. December 2, 2015

      Philippe Mellier’s route to the top at De Beers

      When De Beers was looking for a new chief executive in 2011, the most obvious qualification that Philippe Mellier had...

    8. October 22, 2015

      Identity crisis of the middle manager

      Betwixt and between is how Kirk Girard describes the problems of being a middle manager. “It can feel like purgatory.”...

    9. August 31, 2015

      Friendships forged outside work can hold women back

      In a recent Financial Times column, Sarah Gordon was right to take the Garrick Club to task, not just on its second...

    10. June 25, 2015

      The silent anxiety of the sharing economy

      When Lorna Morris, a freelance graphic designer, has a lull in her work, her first concern is paying the bills. But...

    11. June 7, 2015

      Playing field antics score academic points

      The tendency for business school professors to use football as a metaphor for corporate leadership techniques must now...

    12. May 14, 2015

      How Insead made Dr Lola Dare rethink her work on African health

      The thing that strikes you when meeting Lola Dare is her laugh. It is loud, explosive and frequent. “One of the things...

    13. April 22, 2015

      Nova promotes Daniel Traça to the dean’s job

      Nova School of Business and Economics has promoted deputy director Daniel Traça to be dean of the Lisbon-based business...

    14. April 13, 2015

      Tech tools to measure performance can fall short

      Benjamin Franklin could be considered a pioneer of the modern “quantified self” approach to personal improvement. In...

    15. March 29, 2015

      Entrepreneurs use business school tool to buy companies globally

      Starting your own business is risky, so why not buy one that someone else has already steered through the perilous...

    16. February 9, 2015

      Insead brings online learning to customised courses

      Insead has become the latest top-notch business schools to move into online learning, but as befits the business school...

    17. February 8, 2015

      Beware the navel-gazing leader

      Many top business schools — Harvard, Stanford, Yale, Columbia, Berkeley, Kellogg to cite a few — have overhauled their...

    18. January 28, 2015

      Review: Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader by Herminia Ibarra

      Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader, by Herminia Ibarra, Harvard Business Review Press, $30 (£20) Ten years ago,...

    19. January 25, 2015

      What the FT Global MBA rankings tell us

      Top spot in the 2015 Financial Times Global MBA ranking of the 100 best full-time MBA programmes goes to Harvard...

    20. January 25, 2015

      The great divide in the MBA market

      The half-page newspaper article is brief but to the point: the doctor in the New York clinic is accused of amending...

    21. January 16, 2015

      Meet the dean: Ashish Nanda, IIMA

      Ask anyone in India to name the world’s top business school and they are just as likely to say the Indian Institute of...

    22. December 29, 2014

      Tips on career rebounds for French socialists and CEOs alike

      Teaching at France’s Insead business school, I’ve had a ringside seat this term for an intriguing career U-turn. One of...

    23. November 30, 2014

      European business schools consolidate at home but expand abroad

      The past year for European business schools has been a tale of two economies. Economic stagnation at home has resulted...

    24. November 28, 2014

      London’s transport finance chief on his journey to the top

      As head of finance at one of the world’s most congested travel networks, Steve Allen could be expected to have a head...

    25. November 23, 2014

      Tips on staff productivity from a happiness evangelist

      Although there is a proven link between happiness and productivity, boosting staff levels of joy is not top of most...

    26. November 3, 2014

      Forget Mozart, companies now prefer a steady Salieri as CEO

      It used to be that calling someone a “good manager” was to damn with faint praise. But we may have had a surfeit of...

    27. October 19, 2014

      EMBA no longer just a corporate degree as entrepreneurs sign up

      Eben Upton is a Cambridge man through and through. It was no surprise, then, that after he studied engineering and...

    28. MBA blog

      August 2, 2014

      One MBA, three perspectives

      My swansong post features three classmates who are representative of the Insead MBA experience in every way. Three...

    29. July 13, 2014

      Students opt for internships with impact

      Creating marketing plans for Afghan artisans, enhancing nutrition in African food and developing healthcare in the...

    30. MBA blog

      July 11, 2014

      A discussion with Prof Massimo Massa

      What’s the difference between a Master in Finance programme and an MBA and who should apply for an MiF? How do online...

    31. July 9, 2014

      Dipak Jain heads to Thailand to become dean for a third time

      Dipak Jain, former dean of Insead and the Kellogg school at Northwestern University, has been appointed dean of the...

    32. June 22, 2014

      Financial training must learn lessons from Great Recession

      Business education is itself a business, so it is not unusual to receive a marketing spiel when enquiring about a...

    33. MBA blog

      June 5, 2014

      30 days to the finish line

      I graduate in 30 days. We’re on the last stretch of the MBA – the last semester, or P5, as we call it – and graduation...

    34. May 18, 2014

      The Academic Week Ahead

      Monday – May 19 Be a leader The Open University Business School is running a series of free webinars around the subject...

    35. May 11, 2014

      The revival of executive education

      The figures tell the tale: after seven years of gloom and despondency, the business of executive education short...

    36. March 28, 2014

      Intellectual property: investing in higher education

      Benjamin Franklin once said that “an investment in knowledge pays the best interest”. The structural shifts in higher...

    37. March 25, 2014

      Wharton and Harvard top latest UT Dallas research ranking

      US business schools continue to dominate business school research, with 25 of the top 30 schools based there, according...

    38. MBA blog

      March 25, 2014

      The importance of developing staff talent - an insider's view

      Recruitment season is in full swing at Insead and a noticeable trend has been the proliferation of graduate programmes...

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